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With spring break just around the corner, we know many of you will be looking for movies to watch with your kids. Whether you plan on taking the kids to the theater or watching movies at home (or in a hotel room), it’s helpful to know a little something about a film first. Thankfully, there . . .

about family friendly movie review sites

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We love sharing videos — we love when our customer share with friends and family via RealPlayer Cloud, and we love when we share videos on our social media sites (find us on Twitter and Facebook!) that our followers enjoy watching. In February, we share a lot of videos, but some were real crowd favorites. . . .

favorite videos from February.

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Time to make selfies a social affair Whether its #WokeUpLikeThis, you and your toddler in matching outfits, or vlogging all that while standing in front of the Eiffel Tower, we all like taking a good selfie now and again. Now that every phone has a front camera, it’s gotten easier – but it hasn’t really . . .

Selvie

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There was a time, not many years ago, where social media created the opportunity to share and reconnect with friends and family, near and far. We tweeted, we posted, we pinned, and we Instagrammed. We let everyone know what time we woke up, what we ate for lunch, and where we met friends for drinks . . .

social oversharing and why to avoid it.

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Ah, the cloud. It’s all the buzz these days. There’s good reason, we’re taking more and more pictures and videos on our devices, which means we’re producing more personal data than ever. We need a place to store and easily access that media. The cloud is just the spot since you can access data stored . . .

how to make a personal cloud

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What Mamma Wants, She Gets When RealPlayer Cloud was made, we had a few people in mind who we thought would really get a kick out of it. At the top of our list? Moms. Everyone records everything these days, but what really gets shared? Videos of the kids, like in old-school home movies – . . .

about Why Mom's Love RealPlayer Cloud

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Many people agree that the Chromecast media-streaming device is a great way to stream your favorite apps and entertainment to your TV. What makes it such an excellent device is that it is both small and cheap, plugging directly into any free HDMI port on your TV. The number of Chromecast-compatible apps are growing, however, few of . . .

Streaming to Your TV with Chromecast and RealPlayer CLoud

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YouTube is home of tons and tons of great videos, and a lot of them are ideal for children to watch. It has everything from cartoons to TV episodes to science videos to early learning shows. Kids can easily find videos of their favorite characters to watch. While this can be a great way to . . .

Setting Parental Controls on YouTube

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Today is the day for girlfriends, boyfriends, partners and spouses to find ways to show each other how they really feel. Chocolates, roses, teddy bears, massages, candlelit dinners, weekend getaways and possibly 50 Shades of one color or another, all wrapped up with a red velvet bow. And for the kids, there are classrooms full . . .

Sharing Valentine's Day Love

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RealPlayer Cloud is hitting more and more platforms, to the point where there isn’t an Android, iPhone, or tablet out there that you can’t access your awesome cloud videos on. But we aren’t satisfied there, so we’ve just added our latest member of the family – Microsoft’s Xbox One! This console app isn’t just playing . . .

Xbox One

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